Tag Archives: nontoxic

Chapped, dry skin? Try this!

Nicole/ November 30, 2018

Dry skin is no joke… especially in the winter time when there is less moisture in the air. Don’t you hate when your feet feel like sandpaper?? Feeling the need to keep socks on at night just so you don’t scratch your legs in your sleep… that never-ending itching… nothing seems to

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Remove Toxins From Your Makeup & Skin Care

Nicole/ September 24, 2018

Makeup. Face wash. Soap. Lotion. Exfoliators. Makeup remover. Acne treatments. Sunscreen. Moisturizer. Serums. What do they all have in common? Extremely loose regulations with little government oversight that allow companies to use many toxic ingredients and ingredients without safety data while manufacturing your makeup and skin care. Federal law regulating the cosmetic

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Remove Toxins from Your Perfume or Cologne

Nicole/ September 23, 2018

Perfume and cologne are everywhere. From sprays to lotions to cosmetics to roll on bottles, everything in the personal care market seems to have fragrance. And why not? Everyone loves to smell good and use products that smell good (at least everyone who I’ve ever met). But what exactly is in that

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Is Your Laundry Toxic?

Nicole/ September 20, 2018

Our laundry. Washing it should make us feel clean and fresh to start a new day or bring about happiness when we snuggle up in some fresh linens while reading a good book or watching a movie. That warm and fuzzy feeling that comes from donning clean clothes and linens should not

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Remove Toxins From Your Kitchen

Nicole/ September 19, 2018

In my last post I wrote a brief introduction about toxins in the home. Unless you have begun learning how to navigate ingredients lists (and the lack thereof), chances are there are toxins in your home that are preventing you from maximizing your wellness. Through this series, I’m hoping to make the

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Is Your Home Toxic?

Nicole/ September 17, 2018

If you purchase your cleaning and personal care products from the local or chain department or drug store and don’t pay attention to the ingredients label and what each item is and what those individual and mixed items can do to your body, chances are, you have a toxic home. Although your

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DIY Wood Cleaner and Polish Recipe

Nicole/ April 17, 2018

What could be worse than the sneezing rampage as you dust your furniture? That dust poofs up and achoo! It never seems to end. And forget leaving the windows open in the spring, during the pollen-apocalypse that just coats every surface in an endless cycle of constant dust and sneeze frenzy that

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DIY Baby Butt Cream

Crystal/ June 27, 2017

Hey parents! Don’t you hate looking down during diaper time just to see an angry butt pointed at you? All that red discomfort just begging for help!! Yeah… me too… After scouring through countless diaper creams and ointments, disgusted by the ingredients, ​I decided that I needed to find a better way

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I Lost My Mind Living A Healthy Lifestyle

Nicole/ April 7, 2017

3 years ago I dove into the Paleo diet, after 8 long years of failing health, including autoimmune and neurological nightmares. Contrary to conventional wisdom provided to me by family and doctors, my dietary changes and reintroduction of yoga practices nearly wiped out my health issues. From there, I started using essential

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The Most Overlooked Secret to Boost Productivity

Nicole/ March 10, 2017

Business owners, executives, managers, students, and those working from home… what do they all have in common? They all need help with increasing productivity, energy, focus, inspiration, motivation, and overall wellness. Because no one who strives to truly be productive and efficient has time to deal with the afternoon slump, sleepless nights,

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How To Begin A Healthy Lifestyle

Nicole/ August 22, 2016

Our world is full of toxins. Toxic chemicals can be found in our environment, with little we can do about it. Toxins can be found in our homes. Toxins can be found in our food. Toxins are found just about everywhere. So what’s the point? Why avoid them? I get it. We’re

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Laundry With Essential Oils

Kendra/ July 26, 2016

Laundry. You mean to clean your clothes, but thanks to substandard labeling laws, all you’re really doing is swishing your dirty clothes in a vat of warm water and toxic chemicals. It was quite the disturbing experience to dig into the toxic chemicals I draped over my body that don’t rinse out of

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Why Should I Use Essential Oils?

Nicole/ February 22, 2016

Why use essential oils? Other than smelling amazing, essential oils have many properties that help you feel better without any nasty or toxic chemical additives that potentially could produce annoying or dangerous side effects. There are plenty of reasons to use essential oils. Essential oils can help you to: overcome occasional nausea, reduce occasional tension headaches

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Safe Nontoxic Cleaner 

Nicole/ December 6, 2015

Grease, grime, dirt, muck. If there is one thing we all have in common, it’s the need to clean the spaces we live, work, and play in. There is a mystery, though, of what ingredients are actually used to make our cleaning solvents. Some of these ingredients are caustic. Some are carcinogenic.

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Remove Toxins From Your Bathroom

Nicole/ September 21, 2015

Your bathroom. You stress over it being clean, but have you spent much time looking through the products you use? Is Your Cleaning Really Cleaning? Most everything for me to write about cleaning was already discussed in my post, Removing Toxins From Your Kitchen. I use Thieves cleaner (a plant-based toxin-free cleaner

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